WHEAT

- Sept 6 - Algeria's OAIC seeks at least 50,000 MT of optional-origin durum wheat for Oct 16-Nov 15 shipment

- Sept 6 - Jordan has made no purchase in an international tender for 100,000 MT of optional-origin hard milling wheat for February shipment

- Sept 6 - Japan bought 70,240 MT of feed grain (38,400 MT of wheat and 31,840 MT of barley) for February 28, 2018, arrival via SBS-tender. New SBS tender for 120,000 MT of feed wheat and 200,000 MT of feed barley will be held on Sept 13

- Argentina in August registered for export 1.018 MMT of wheat and 68,149 MT of wheat flour

- US wheat export inspections for week, ending Aug 31, recorded 252,465 MT, well below market expectations. Inspections for 2017/18 are running 6% ahead of year-ago

- USDA estimated 89% of the US spring wheat harvest was complete by Sept 3, ahead of 5-year mean (78%) and average expectation (88%), but slightly behind last year pace (90%)

- Russia may supply up to 500,000 MT of grain to Mongolia, which was hit by drought

- Russia's Ag Min has proposed imposing state subsidies for grain supplies by rail to the exporting ports instead of grain interventions

- Russian Ag Min estimated the 2017/18 grain exports would total around 40 MMT, including about 30 MMT of wheat

- Statistics Canada (StatsCan) said Canadian wheat inventories rose 32.6% to 6.865 MMT as of Jul 31, above an average trade estimates of 6.0 MMT

- Ukraine exported 2.48 MMT of wheat in August 2017, down 18.7% on year. Ukraine's July-Aug 2017/18 wheat exports fell 12.7% on year to 3.29 MMT

- Ukrainian farmers as of Sept 5 have sown 47,000 hectares for the 2018 wheat harvest. The area under winter wheat is likely to total 6.1 million hectares

CORN

- Sept 11 - Turkey's TMO seeks 60,000 MT of barley (5x12 TMT) for Sept 15-25 shipment

- Sept 6 - USDA announced export sales of 253,300 MT of US corn for delivery to Mexico during 2017/18

- Argentina in August registered 2.191 MMT of corn for export

- Argentina in August registered for export 96,582 MT of malting barley and 49,968 MT of malt

- Argentina in August registered 33,728 MT of sorghum for export

- US corn export inspections for week, ending Aug 31, reported 797,555 MT, within market expectations (650-850 TMT). Inspections for 2016/17 are running 21.7% ahead of year-ago

- USDA rated 61% of the US corn crop as good-to-excellent as of Sept 3, down 1% point from prior week and behind market forecasts for unchanged, also below compared to 74% a year-ago

- Ukraine exported 270 TMT of corn in August 2017. Ukraine's Sept-Aug 2016/17 corn exports rose 27.6% on year to 21.3 MMT

- Ukraine exported 1.18 MMT of barley in August 2017. Ukraine's July-Aug 2017/18 barley exports fell 10.4% on year to 2 MMT

- Ukrainian farmers as of Sept 5 harvested 54,000 MT of maize from 15,000 hectares (total area is 4.5 million ha), yields totals 3.69 mt/ha

- Ukrainian farmers as of Sept 5 have sown 1,000 hectares for the 2018 barley harvest. The area under winter barley is likely to total 926,000 hectares

- StatsCan said Canadian barley stocks rose 47.1% to 2.122 MMT as of Jul 31, the highest July 31 level in seven years and above the average market guess of 1.9 MMT

SOYBEAN

- Sept 15 - South Korea’s Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corp seeks a total 10,000 MT of non-GM soybeans for arrival in Oct 10-Nov 11 (5 TMT) and Nov 12-Dec 12 (5 TMT). Registration for the tenders will close on Sept 14 and the electronic bidding will be held on Sept 15

- Sept 5 - Argentina registered 18,900 MT of sunflower meal for export

- Sept 5 - Argentina registered 11,000 MT of soybean oil for export

- Argentina in August registered for export 410,420 MT of soybeans, 2.465 MMT of soymeal and 578,560 MT of soybean oil

- Argentina in August registered for export 109,694 MT of sunflower oil and 41,837 MT of sunflower meal

- US soybean export inspections for week, ending Aug 31, reported 644,909 MT, within market expectations. Inspections for the 2016/17 marketing year are running 12.1% ahead of year-ago

- USDA rated 61% of the US soybean crop as good-to-excellent as of Sept 3, unchanged from the previous week, matching analysts’ expectations, but down compared to 73% a year-ago

- Abiove forecasts Brazil's 2018 soybean crop to fall 4.65% to 108.5 MMT (113.8 MMT in 2017) but exports may reach a record 65 MMT (64 MMT in 2017)

- StatsCan said Canadian canola inventories fell 35.5% to 1.348 MMT as of Jul 31 the smallest July 31 level in four years and below the average trade estimates of 1.5 MMT. Canadian crushers processed more canola during the last crop year and canola seed exports also climbed to record highs. As of July 31, 2017, canola crushings stood at 9.2 MMT, while total exports were 11.0 MMT

- Ukraine exported 43 TMT of soybeans in August 2017. Ukraine's Sept-Aug 2016/17 soybean exports rose 22.4% on year to 2.9 MMT

- Ukraine exported 517 TMT of rapeseed in August 2017. Ukraine's July-Aug 2017/18 rapeseed exports rose in 2.7 times on year to 640 TMT

- Ukraine exported 388 TMT of sunflower oil in August 2017. Ukraine's Sept-Aug 2016/17 sunoil exports rose 30% on year to 5.85 MMT

- Ukrainian farmers as of Sept 5 harvested 459,000 MT of sunseed from 286,000 hectares (total area is 5.9 million ha), yields totals 1.61 mt/ha

- Ukrainian farmers as of Sept 5 harvested 82,000 MT of soybeans from 50,000 hectares (total area is 2 million ha), yields totals 1.65 mt/ha

- Ukrainian farmers have planted 636,000 hectares of winter rapeseed (82% of plan) as of September 5